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Childrens & Illustrated Books, Modern First Editions

by Dominic Winter Auctions


353 lots | 120 with images

December 11, 2008

Mallard House

Broadway Lane, South Cerney

Near Cirencester, GL7 5UQ United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1285 860006

Fax: +44 (0)1285 862461

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Description: Almanack. London Almanack for the Year of Christ, 1794, eng. title and calendar leaves, eng. folding plt., contemp. gilt dec. morocco with remains of clasp, dimensions approx. 61 x 35mm (1)

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Description: Andersen (Hans Christian). Eventyr og historier, 2 vols., 1st collected ed., Copenhagen, 1862-63, half-titles, frontis. to vol. 1, addn. title to each, b & w illusts. after V. Pedersen, some full-page, occn. minor marginal damp-staining, endpapers foxed, hinges split, book ticket on pastedowns, orig. gilt dec. bindstamped pink cloth, faded (especially to spines) and vol. 1 damp-stained, spine ends frayed, second vol. with sl. loss at head of spine and with upper cover near-detached, sq. 8vo (2)

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Description: Belson (Mary). Simple Truths, in Verse; for the Amusement and Instruction of Children, at an Early Age, 1st ed., pub. W. Darton, 1816, eng. frontis. (offset to title), orig. morocco-backed boards gilt, spine a little rubbed in places, 12mo in 6s, together with [Christie, T., pub.], The Juvenile Library, Embellished with 138 Woodcuts [cover-title], 1829, numerous wood engs., some full-page, occn. foxing and finger-soiling, untrimmed, orig. pictorial boards, extrems. a little worn, 12mo, plus [Carové, Friedrich Wilhelm], The Story Without an End. Translated from the German, by Sarah Austin. Illustrated by William Harvey, Esq., pub. by Effingham Wilson, 1834, half-title, numerous eng. vigns., 16pp. pubs. cat. at rear, foxed, front free endpaper renewed, a.e.g., orig. printed boards, rubbed, rebacked in cloth preserving remains of orig. spine, small sq. 8vo (3)

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Description: [Bennett, Charles H.]. The Book of Shadows, W. Swan Sonnenschein & Co., [1882], thirty full-page b & w engs. of caricatures, each figure arranged to project a humourous shadow (e.g. 'A slave', 'Creeping like a Snail', 'The Pot calling the Kettle black', 'Tempus Fugit', 'The fretful Porcupine', 'Blowing his own trumpet'), occn. light finger-soiling, ads. to endpapers, orig. cloth-backed printed boards, lightly dust-soiled, board edges rubbed, slim 4to, together with one other related Rare. No copy listed on COPAC. (2)

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Description: Blanchard (Pierre). Délassemens de l'Enfance, Lectures Instructives et Amusantes..., 6 vols., 2nd ed., 1810, twenty-three (of 24) eng. plts (one folding), contemp. marbled calf gilt, rubbed and wear to extrems., 12mo (6)

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